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Performance Anxiety/Health Insurance Question

I'm an 18 year old male, suffering from sexual performance anxiety.
i've been considering getting prescribed viagra/cialis to help.
however, i'm a little embarassed to tell my parents, who's insurance i'm covered by, about this.
if i set up a doctors appointment, pay the copay myself, and bring my dads insurance card, will he be able to know what specific medication im prescribed?
I told him i had anxiety issues, but he most likely thinks im just going for general anxiety/ getting medicated with your typical SSRI's. I did tell him i was going to go to the doctor to ask about/be prescribed medicine for my anxiety.
would he know what medication im prescribed? simply because im being covered by his insurance?
thanks.
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replied August 17th, 2010
Hi there, thank you for posting your question. My area of expertise is in human sexual dysfunction. I hope I can be of some small help to you.

I am fairly certain that whatever medication you are prescribed will not appear outside of your doctor's notes. There is no reason to think otherwise.

By the way, medication is OK short term. Long term the cure for performance anxiety is behavioural. You need a stable relationship for that though.



Dr Andrew Rynne.
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